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Legacy Community Health Services Honors the Religious Liberty of Alexia Palma as Both Sides Settle Dispute

May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017—Today, First Liberty Institute announces that its client, Alexia Palma, and Legacy Community Health Services, have amicably resolved an employment dispute with a confidential settlement. The settlement follows Palma’s termination from Legacy Community Health Services in July of 2016.

Alexia Palma released the following statement upon the resolution of the matter: “I am pleased that we have been able to resolve this matter in a way that is beneficial to all parties involved. I loved my time with Legacy Community Health Services and appreciate the effort its leadership has invested to positively resolve this situation.”

Hiram Sasser, Deputy Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute and attorney for Alexia Palma said, “Legacy Community Health Services showed leadership by respecting free speech and religious liberty in the resolution of this matter. Our client is very pleased with the outcome and appreciates the manner in which Legacy Community Health Services resolved this dispute. Religious liberty in the workplace is an important issue in our nation today. Companies who find themselves in similar situations should follow Legacy Community Health Services’ good example in resolving these situations in an amicable manner.”

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